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New Music: The Shins — “The Fear”

LAOIS, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 03: James Mercer of The Shins performs at Electric Picnic Festival at Stradbally Hall Estate on September 3, 2016 in Laois, Ireland. (Photo by Debbie Hickey/Getty Images)

Portland indie-rock mainstays The Shins have a new album, Heartworms, coming in March via Columbia Records. On the heels of two other new songs, the band debuted a third composition on yesterday’s edition of Prairie Home Companion. Live from the Paramount Theater in Seattle, the band’s take on the new material is all subdued harmonium, rim clicks, and fiddles. Hear the full episode here–which includes an extended performance by The Shins, as well as one by Regina Spektor. You can also listen to the new track below: